Tag: Database Life cycle Management

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Static Data with Multiple Database Tenants

The loan origination system my team and I are responsible for have 20 tables marked as static data in Redgate's SQL Source Control. One example of static data is a tile type. The loan origination system has a dashboard made up of multiple tiles. There are six different types of

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Using SQL Source Control to Filter Out Unwanted Items

Everything written on this site is how to get a database change automatically pushed up through the environments. But that was for the entire database. There are some parts of the database where they shouldn't be put under source control or shouldn't be promoted. Now you are probably thinking, "that

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Rollbacks with Automated Database Deployments

Rolling back a database deployment is one the most complicated topics with Automated Database Deployments. The code is rather easy to rollback, just deploy the previous version of the code package and call it good. It is just as easy to rollback database schema changes using Redgate's Database Lifecycle Management

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How Redgate Helped Define Our Process

Without the help of Redgate, Farm Credit Services of America's automated database deployment process would not be where it is today. I'm not just talking about their tooling. Their employees have been an invaluable resource. In September 2014 Redgate sent a pair of employees, Alex Yates, a pre-sales engineer and

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Using Gitflow and Redgate DLM Automation for Continuous Delivery

One of the key reasons to use Redgate's Tooling is to deliver value faster to the business. In order to do that, it is important to have a branching policy in place.
This is only possible with a local database and Redgate's tools. Prior to implementing their tools, all developers

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Scenarios not supported by Redgate DLM Automation Suite

Redgate has built a fantastic Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) suite to help with automated database deployments. Their tools cover 95% of the scenarios most people will encounter day in and day out. But...it cannot cover 100% of the scenarios. The other 5% of the scenarios are what this post

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Visual Studio Team Services Build with Redgate DLM Automation Build

One of the great parts about Microsoft's new Visual Studio Team Services (formerly Visual Studio Online) build is the extensibility. Anybody can make custom build steps to bring in. Redgate has taken advantage of that extensibility and made a custom step so anyone can get up and running with their

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Getting Started with Red Gate DLM Automation Suite

Red Gate's DLM Automation Suite is the second half of the automated database deployments process. It takes the scripts that were created by SQL Source Control, builds a package, and then deploys that package to the various database environments (test, staging, production, etc.). Red Gate has built the tooling so

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